It is essential to make sure those you surround yourself with are held to a higher standard. You will not have peace if you surround yourself with individuals that cannot or will not treat you as you deserve.
You get what you settle for. I’m all for compromise in any relationship. What I’m not for, is allowing people to act in ways that go against my principles.
Some people are here to teach us. Some to grow us. Some are just passing through. Some will be around for the long haul. Who stays is up to you.